Category: Podcast

Young Readers: The Eisner Award Nominations for Early Readers, Kids, and Teens

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:57 – Context of the 2017 Eisner Awards 00:06:14 – Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8) 00:57:02 – Best Publication for Kids (ages 9-12) 01:49:53 – Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17)

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Episode 245: Live at HeroesCon 2017

On the Scene Last weekend was HeroesCon, and as they have for the past few years, Andy and Derek are on the scene in Artists Alley reporting the event from the floor. On this episode, you’ll hear the Two Guys

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On Location: Talking with Creators at HeroesCon 2017, Pt. 2

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:37 – Setup of episode 00:03:27 – Fabian Rangel, Jr. 00:10:23 – Charles Forsman 00:18:34 – Darren Neely 00:34:04 – Chris Sheridan 00:48:42 – Shawn Pryor 00:54:46 – Alison Sampson 01:04:04 – Wrap up 01:05:11 – Contact

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On Location: Talking with Creators at HeroesCon 2017, Pt. 1

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:15 – Setup of episode 00:03:50 – Ben Sears 00:10:01 – Abby Howard 00:19:12 – Jody Leheup and Sebastian Girner 00:30:29 – Andy Hirsch 00:36:24 – Matthew David Smith and Jeremy Massie 00:44:53 – Tyler Chin-Tanner 00:51:44 –

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Webcomics: Reviews of the 2017 Eisner Award Nominees

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:55 – Webcomics news: The Library of Congress’ Web Comics Web Archive 00:11:24 – Trying to make sense of the Eisner Awards’ “Best Web Comic” and “Best Digital Comic” categories 00:30:37 – The Middle Age 00:44:30

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Euro Comics: Reviews of Moby Dick and The Interview

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:02:36 – Catching up 00:05:04 – Moby Dick 00:48:50 – The Interview 01:18:18 – Wrap up 01:18:58 – Contact us Pasteboard Masks This month on the Euro Comics series, Edward and Derek discuss two black-and-white narratives,

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Episode 244: Reviews of Nothing Lasts Forever, What Is a Glacier?,and Revenger and the Fog

Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:34 – Our table at HeroesCon! 00:04:42 – Nothing Lasts Forever 00:30:37 – What Is a Glacier? 00:43:50 – Revenger and the Fog 01:04:30 – Wrap up 01:05:37 – Contact us Killer Butts This week the Two Guys with

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Episode 243: The June Previews Catalog

Ben Affleck and Jason Lee The Two Guys with PhDs, AKA “Ben” and “Jason,” are back with another Previews episode. And for the month of June, there’s a lot that Andy and Derek want to highlight. Among the many upcoming titles they discuss are:

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Episode 242: A Discussion of the 2017 Eisner Award Nominations

The Meryl Streep of Comics Earlier this month the nominees for the 2017 Eisner Awards were announced at the Comic-Con International website, and as Andy and Derek like to do every year, they’re devoting a full episode of The Comics Alternative to

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Manga: Reviews of Scumbag Loser and Sweetness and Lightning

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:21 – Listener mail! 00:04:28 – Comments on the 2017 Eisner Award nominations 00:09:26 – Scumbag Loser 00:52:10 – Sweetness and Lightning 01:21:25 – Wrap up 01:22:14 – Contact us Sweet and Sour For the month of May, Shea and

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Young Readers: Reviews of Volcano Trash and Real Friends

Time Codes: 01:22 – Introduction 03:19 – Setup of the episode 04:00 – Volcano Trash 23:10 – Real Friends 48:57 – Wrap up 50:00 – Contact us Friendships For the May Young Readers show, Paul and Gwen discuss two highly anticipated graphic novels: Ben

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Episode 241: Reviews of Boundless and User

Time Codes: 00:01:23 – Introduction 00:05:11 – Welcome new Patreon supporters! 00:08:34 – Boundless 00:44:55 – User 01:16:41 – Wrap up 01:17:43 – Contact us Reality Askew This week on the review show Paul joins Derek in discussing two new recent releases.

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